MSc in Technology and Innovation Management students collaborate with Toyota Ireland on Toyota's YUKO Project

11 July 2017

Over the summer months DIT's School of Management MSc in Technology and Innovation Management students are collaborating with Toyota Ireland on Toyota's YUKÕ project as part of their Applied Consulting Project.

Four DIT students, all graduate engineers; Cliona O'Sullivan, Nitish Kansal, Ahmed Fikry and Onyema Onyejekwe from Ireland, India, Egypt and Nigeria. 

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Declan Allen,Assistant Head of the School of Management who oversees the project states ''The Applied Consulting Project is an integral part of the MSc in Technology and Innovation Management requiring students to utilise the fundamental management skills and tools that they are taught in the classroom based element of the programme. The Project ultimately integrates the theoretical coursework and calls for action learning in a live consultancy case study, working with real companies and people, dealing with real issues.'' 

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Declan Allen- Assistant Head, School of Management & Aiden Connolly- Head of Innovation & Special Projects

About YUKÕ Toyota Car Club 

City living often means high costs and high emissions, and travelling around can be difficult with crowded roads and few parking spaces. Toyota Ireland's solution is a Toyota Hybrid shared car ready to go when you are. As a member of YUKÕ Toyota Car Club you’ll have access to a car parked nearby whenever you need it, making city mobility simple and environmentally friendly all at great value for money. And, as we take care of tax and insurance, you can drive worry-free.

About MSc in Technology and Innovation Management

The full-time level 9, MSc programme in Technology and Innovation Management is targeted at science, engineering and technology graduates who have an interest in developing an innovation, management and commercial perspective on technology, and/or who wish to pursue management careers in a technology focused industry. This programme at DIT College of Business aims to meet an important skills gap identified in Irish industries, by providing opportunities for technology, science and engineering graduates to develop a broad set of business, management, innovation and commercialisation tools. Upon completion of the programme the graduate will emerge as a technology leader with a strategic perspective on organisational issues and challenges. 

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